Food & Drink

Planters Follows Up Super Bowl Ad With Baby Nut Merch Store
February 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Thanks to its Super Bowl ad, Planters—which had supposedly consigned Mr. Peanut to that great big mascot resting place in the sky—has given the character a shot at redemption in miniature form, and the ensuing Baby Nut merch aims to be the awwwwwww-inducing promotional products line of the year.

How Distributors Have Added $54,000 of Income With One Simple Phrase
February 3, 2020 at 2:08 pm

We know that distributors have thousands of promotional products to sell. However, by asking the question, “May I add a case of custom mints to your order today?” distributors have significantly increased their income with just those 12 words. Mints are the perfect add-on for any type of business, and help drive sustainable repeat business…

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: Public Transit Stress Relievers and More
January 29, 2020 at 1:02 pm

The biggest day in advertising is right around the corner. That's right—Super Bowl Sunday. It's basically the Super Bowl of advertising! For those of us who keep our eyes out for solid promotional items, we don't have to wait for one year to celebrate clever advertising. We get to do it every week! This week's edition includes public transit stress balls, fan bobbleheads and Chinese New Year packaging...

McDonald's Is Launching a Full-Time Branded Merchandise Store (Even Though It Poked Fun at Others)
December 4, 2019 at 2:12 pm

After years of dabbling in branded merch, McDonald's is finally launching a full-time online branded merchandise store called Golden Arches Unlimited, complete with T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, socks, smartphone accessories, umbrellas, tote bags and more. A lot of the items look like things people would've received during the McDelivery Day promotions the company held the last two years..

Our New Favorite Pro Soccer Team Is Selling Branded Potatoes as Promotional Merch
November 19, 2019 at 1:40 pm

As the most popular activity in the world, with endless appeal, creativity and flair, soccer obviously creates a space where teams are equally creative with their means of advertising. And that's why we're here today looking at the latest promotional merch released by Forward Madison FC: a branded potato...

Midnite Snax Enters Partnership With Dylan’s Candy Bar
November 15, 2019 at 10:21 am

Midnite Snax, Bethpage, N.Y., announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Dylan’s Candy Bar (DCB) to exclusively promote and sell DCB-branded corporate gifts. As a globally recognized brand, Dylan’s Candy Bar is the launching pad for new candy innovations and one-of-a-kind, high-end treats. “We couldn’t be more excited,” said David Katz, partner…

Six Things Breweries Look for in Promotional Products
November 14, 2019 at 1:20 pm

The beer business is one of the most noticeably growing industries in the U.S. right now. Just about every town has or is getting at least one micro-brewery, and some restaurants are even rebranding themselves as restaurants/breweries. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that younger buyers like spending their money on smaller…

Chili's Promotes New Delivery Service With 'Starter Packs' Full of Awesome Promo Items
November 7, 2019 at 2:03 pm

Chili’s is making the dine-in-or-go-out decision 10 times easier with its newest idea. The restaurant chain is promoting its food delivery service by offering "starter packs" filled with some killer (and creative) promo items for select delivery customers. Are there baby back ribs scented candles? You bet there are!...